sympathise sympathise

Definition(s):

  1. (v) share the feelings of; understand the sentiments of
  2. (v) to feel or express sympathy or compassion
  3. (v) be understanding of

Usage(s):

  1. So, Dearest, do not think me rude If I yield now to lassitude, But sympathise with me.
  2. Fans sympathise with the playerspolls show only 8% public support for merging teams, while 68% would back a strike.
  3. I want to say first of all that I understand and sympathise with the emotions at play here.

News

  • Al-Ahly to suspend player over Islamist sign

    Egypt's Al-Ahly football club on Monday suspended a player for a goal celebration that appeared to sympathise with Islamists targeted in a crackdown by army-installed authorities, sources said. Al-Ahly's board is set to approve the decision Tuesday to fine and suspend Ahmed Abdul Zaher from next month's FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco, the club sources said. The 28-year-old forward held up four ...
    on November 11, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

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